In sync food delivery sweetens diabetologists’ e-meeting

Published on June 28, 2021 AHMEDABAD: When city-based diabetologists recently became the hosts of the Diabetes India 2021 conference, they decided to add zing to the virtual programme. The event also had the 11th World Diabetes Congress on the agenda involving over 4,000 doctors and experts from across the globe. Dr Banshi Saboo, a city-based … Continue reading In sync food delivery sweetens diabetologists’ e-meeting

Gujarat: Minds needing care feel at home

Published on June 20, 2021 Father's Day AHMEDABAD: Anand Dham at Adroda near Bavla today houses 60 persons – 45 men and 15 women of different ages. It’s not any colony though – it’s Gujarat’s first abode for the adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The philanthropic initiative is the dream project of two city-based … Continue reading Gujarat: Minds needing care feel at home

Days after kidney transplant, girl takes MCom exam in Ahmedabad

Published on June 2, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Shirin Bano Patel, 22, is hooked to the heart monitor and other medical instruments at a post-operative ward in a private hospital of Ahmedabad. But her eyes are fixed on the tablet in front of her as she focuses to answer the multiple-choice questions (MCQs). It's not a normal … Continue reading Days after kidney transplant, girl takes MCom exam in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Orphaned by Covid, teen wants to study further, fulfil dad’s wish

Published on May 28, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Jharna Parikh, 14, a resident of Naroda, is living with her maternal cousin Mihir Soni for the past one-and-a-half months. The class 8 student lost her father Atul and mother Mansi, both 60 years old, to Covid-19 in April. “My uncle and aunt died in succession on April 5 … Continue reading Ahmedabad: Orphaned by Covid, teen wants to study further, fulfil dad’s wish

Blind couple navigated life for 24 years, she saw death looming

Published on May 16, 2021 Part of Stories Behind Stats series Lalubhai with daughter Nishtha & wife Neela who died of Covid AHMEDABAD: Twenty-four years, two months, and eleven days — Labhubhai Sonani, a resident of Bhavnagar and a person with visual impairment, did not need a second to recall how long he had been … Continue reading Blind couple navigated life for 24 years, she saw death looming

Dr Hemant Leuva conquered Covid, Mount Everest is next

Published on May 10, 2021 AHMEDABAD: ‘The mountains are calling, and I must go,’ said famed American mountaineer and conservationist John Muir. Dr Hemant Leuva, a city-based surgeon and avid mountaineer, is living by the same philosophy. In fact, this professor of surgery at NHL Municipal Medical College has started his ascent of Mount Everest … Continue reading Dr Hemant Leuva conquered Covid, Mount Everest is next

Gujarat: Mother’s Day New moms responding to call of duty & motherhood!

Published on May 09, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Valentina Christian, 54, is a diligent head nurse at the 1200-bed Covid facility at Civil Hospital. Managing nursing resources amid a flood of patients and rushing to the aid of critical patients is all part of the job daily. But as her shift ends, her heart fills with joy … Continue reading Gujarat: Mother’s Day New moms responding to call of duty & motherhood!